Launched in October 2010, Instagram is a free
photo-sharing platform and social network.
It enjoyed stellar growth, and in 2012 it hit the
headlines for all the right reasons, being sold to
Facebook for a phenomenal $1 billion. There
were only 13 employees at the time…makes you
wonder if it really is an unlucky number!
The following facts illustrate why Instagram
ought to be considered as part of your digital
- there were 15 million users at the start of 2012,
rising only 9 months later to over 100 million
- over 58 photographs and 1 user are being
added every second of every day
- 54% of the World’s top brands are now using